Why Nuance Communications (NUAN) Stock Is Declining Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Nuance Communications (NUAN) shares are down -10.9% to $16.12 on Tuesday after the speech recognition technology company reported a second quarter net loss of $54.2 million, or 17 cents per diluted share, that was much wider loss than the $35 million, or 11 cents a share, from a year earlier. 

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TheStreet Ratings team rates NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC as a Hold with a ratings score of C. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS INC (NUAN) a HOLD. The primary factors that have impacted our rating are mixed - some indicating strength, some showing weaknesses, with little evidence to justify the expectation of either a positive or negative performance for this stock relative to most other stocks. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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